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    SPECIFICATION FOR POWER-DRIVEN DERRICK CRANES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Withdrawn date:  25-09-2012

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1964

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Cooperating organizations
    Foreword
    Specification
    Section one: General
    1. Scope
    2. Definitions
    3. Information to be supplied with the enquiry or
         order
    4. Information to be supplied by the manufacturer
    5. Service conditions
    6. Classification and duty
    7. Identification
    8. Materials
    9. Wind
    10. Stability
    Section two: Structural
    11. Permissible stresses
    12. Jibs
    13. Back stays
    14. Struts, i.e. masts, jibs, backstays and sleepers
    15. Joints
    16. Minimum sections
    17. Structural sections
    18. Anchorage bolts
    19. Bogie frames
    20. Bracing between end bogies
    21. Gabbards
    22. Access
    Section three: Mechanical
    23. Wire ropes
    24. Lifting hooks
    25. Shackles
    26. Overhauling weight
    27. Stretching screws and turnbuckles for guy ropes of
         guy derrick cranes
    28. Rope drums
    29. Rope pulleys
    30. Gearing
    31. Gear boxes
    32. Bearings
    33. Shafts and axles, rotating and fixed
    34. Keys, keyways, splines and serrations
    35. Bolts and set screws, other than anchorage bolts
         and those used in the crane structure
    36. Brakes
    37. Lubrication
    38. Slewing
    39. Guarding
    40. Control handles and levers
    41. Travelling wheels
    42. Crane cabin
    Section four: Electrical
    43. Weather protection
    44. Electric motors and generators
    45. Control gear and resistors
    46. Electro-dynamic braking
    47. Limit gear
    48. Brake magnets
    49. Protective gear
    50. Isolating switches
    51. Fixed cables, wiring and other conductors
    52. Main supply for travelling cranes
    53. Cables for cable reels and similar applications
    54. Trailing cables
    55. Cable ratings
    56. Wiring diagram
    57. Portable lighting
    58. Heating
    59. Earthing
    Section five: Other forms of motive power
    60. Steam engines
    61. Boilers
    62. Internal combustion engines
    Section six: Safety
    63. Load and radius indication
    64. Interlock for derricking motion
    Section seven: Testing
    65. Tests at manufacturer's works
    66. Tests on purchaser's premises
    Section eight: Protection of crane structure
    67. Painting
    Figures
    1. Scotch derrick
    2. Rail mounted Scotch derrick
    3. Scotch derrick mounted on fixed gabbards
    4. Rail mounted Scotch derrick on gabbards
    5. Guy derrick
    6. Maximum ratings for cables up to 0.06 in squared
         for average crane conditions
    Appendices
    A. Information to be supplied with enquiry or order
    B. Information to be supplied by the manufacturer
    C. List of British Standards for materials and
         equipment to be used in the manufacture of cranes
    D. Legislation affecting cranes in the United
         Kingdom
    E. Notes on crane tracks
    F. Definition of motion speeds
    G. Maximum ratings for cables up to 0.06 in squared
         for use in cranes under average conditions
    Tables
    1. Classification and duty
    2. Minimum drum diameters
    3. Minimum groove radii
    4. Minimum rope clearances
    5. Service factors for gears
    6. Brake magnet ratings
    7. Brake magnet operating currents
    8. Normal requirements of overload devices for
         motor circuits
    9. Cable ratings
    Supplement
    Requirements for the conversion of an existing
    hand-operated crane to electric power operation

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    Describes power driven Scotch and Guy derrick cranes. Covers legislation affecting cranes in the United Kingdom, notes on crane tracks, definition of motion speeds, maximum ratings for cables up to 0.06 square inches for use in cranes under average conditions with tables on classification and duty, minimum drum diameters, minimum groove radii, minimum rope clearances, service factors for gears, brake magnet ratings, brake magnet operating currents, normal requirements of overload devices for motor circuits and cable ratings.

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    Committee MHE/3
    Development Note Inactive for the new design. (10/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Withdrawn

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 6166-1(1986) : 1986 LIFTING SLINGS - METHODS OF RATING
    BS 2799:1974 SPECIFICATION FOR POWER-DRIVEN TOWER CRANES FOR BUILDING AND ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION
    BS 357:1958 SPECIFICATION FOR POWER-DRIVEN TRAVELLING JIB CRANES (RAIL-MOUNTED LOW CARRIAGE TYPE)
    BS 466:1984 SPECIFICATION FOR POWER DRIVEN OVERHEAD TRAVELLING CRANES, SEMI-GOLIATH AND GOLIATH CRANES FOR GENERAL USE
    BS CP3010(1972) : 1972 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFE USE OF CRANES (MOBILE CRANES, TOWER CRANES AND DERRICK CRANES)
    BS 2452:1954 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN JIB CRANES MOUNTED ON A HIGH PEDESTAL OR PORTAL CARRIAGE (HIGH PEDESTAL OR PORTAL JIB CRANES)
    BS 7333(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR SLEWING JIB CRANES

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    BS 24-2(1956) : LATEST RAILWAY ROLLING STOCK MATERIAL - SPECIFICATION FOR TYRES
    BS 861-2(1972) : LATEST
    BS 10:1962 SPECIFICATION FOR FLANGES AND BOLTING FOR PIPES, VALVES AND FITTINGS
    BS 1663:1950 SPECIFICATION FOR HIGHER TENSILE STEEL CHAIN GRADE 40 (SHORT LINK AND PITCHED OR CALIBRATED) FOR LIFTING PURPOSES
    BS 862(1939) : LATEST AIR BREAK CIRCUIT BREAKERS (INCLUDING TOTALLY ENCLOSED AND FLAMEPROOF TYPE) FOR VOLTAGES NOT EXCEEDING 660 VOLTS
    BS 46-1:1958 KEYS AND KEYWAYS AND TAPER PINS - SPECIFICATION - KEYS AND KEYWAYS
    BS 916:1953 SPECIFICATION FOR BLACK BOLTS, SCREWS AND NUTS, HEXAGON AND SQUARE, WITH B.S.W. THREADS, AND PARTLY MACHINED BOLTS, SCREWS AND NUTS, HEXAGON AND SQUARE, WITH B.S.W. OR B.S.F. THREADS
    BS 31:1940 SPECIFICATION - STEEL CONDUIT AND FITTINGS FOR ELECTRICAL WIRING
    BS 3139-1:1959 SPECIFICATION FOR HIGH STRENGTH FRICTION GRIP BOLTS FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING - GENERAL GRADE BOLTS
    BS 2902:1957 SPECIFICATION - HIGHER TENSILE STEEL CHAIN SLINGS AND RINGS, LINKS ALTERNATIVE TO RINGS, EGG LINKS AND INTERMEDIATE LINKS
    BS 1486-1:1959 LUBRICATING NIPPLES - LUBRICATING NIPPLES AND ADAPTORS FOR USE ON MACHINERY AND VEHICLES
    BS 15(1961) : LATEST MILD STEEL FOR GENERAL STRUCTURAL PURPOSES
    BS 665(1951) : LATEST VERTICAL CROSS TUBE BOILERS OF RIVETED CONSTRUCTION
    BS 857:1939
    BS 3294-1:1960 SPECIFICATION FOR THE USE OF HIGH STRENGTH FRICTION GRIP BOLTS IN STRUCTURAL STEELWORK - GENERAL GRADE BOLTS
    BS 649(1958) : LATEST THE PERFORMANCE OF RECIPROCATING COMPRESSION IGNITION (DIESEL) ENGINES, UTILIZING LIQUID FUEL ONLY, FOR GENERAL PURPOSES
    BS 3037-1:1958 Specification for tyres for crane rail wheels Double-flanged parallel-tread tyres
    BS 545:1949 BEVEL GEARS (MACHINE CUT)
    BS 2452:1954 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN JIB CRANES MOUNTED ON A HIGH PEDESTAL OR PORTAL CARRIAGE (HIGH PEDESTAL OR PORTAL JIB CRANES)
    BS 2613(1957) : 1957 THE ELECTRICAL PERFORMANCE OF ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINERY
    BS 1775(1964) : LATEST STEEL TUBES FOR MECHANICAL, STRUCTURAL AND GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSES
    BS 2521(1957) : LATEST
    BS 357:1958 SPECIFICATION FOR POWER-DRIVEN TRAVELLING JIB CRANES (RAIL-MOUNTED LOW CARRIAGE TYPE)
    BS 3258(1960) : LATEST SILICONE-RUBBER-INSULATED CABLES AND FLEXIBLE CORDS
    BS 938(1962) : LATEST GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE METAL-ARC WELDING OF STRUCTURAL STEEL TUBES TO BS1775
    BS 1769(1951) : 1951 SPECIFICATION FOR UNIFIED BLACK HEXAGON BOLTS, SCREWS, NUTS - (UNC & UNF THREADS) - HEAVY SERIES
    BS 1116(1956) : LATEST FLEXIBLE TRAILING CABLES FOR QUARRIES AND METALLIFEROUS MINES
    BS 716(1958) : LATEST RIGGING SCREWS AND STRETCHING SCREWS FOR GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSES
    BS 2642(1955) : LATEST
    BS 1856(1964) : LATEST GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE METAL-ARC WELDING OF MILD STEEL
    BS 1980(1953) : LATEST PORTABLE ELECTRIC HAND-LAMPS (OPEN TYPE WITH PROTECTIVE GUARD)
    BS 1452(1961) : LATEST FLAKE GRAPHITE CAST IRON
    BS 2708(1956) : LATEST UNIFIED BLACK SQUARE AND HEXAGON BOLTS, SCREWS AND NUTS (UNC AND UNF THREADS) - NORMAL SERIES
    BS 302(1968) : AMD 583 STRANDED STEEL WIRE ROPES
    BS 24-3B:1955 SPECIFICATION FOR HELICAL AND VOLUTE SPRINGS AND SPRING STEELS
    BS 3317(1960) : LATEST MILD STEEL FORGED TRIANGULAR LIFTING EYES FOR USE ON WIRE ROPE PULLEY BLOCKS WITH A LIFTING CAPACITY OF 60 TONS OR MORE
    BS 4-2(1965) : LATEST STRUCTURAL STEEL SECTIONS - HOT-ROLLED HOLLOW SECTIONS
    BS 693(1960) : LATEST GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OXY-ACETYLENE WELDING OF MILD STEEL
    BS 275:1927 SPECIFICATION FOR DIMENSIONS OF RIVETS (1/2 INCH TO 13/4 INCH DIAMETER)
    BS 2528-32(1954) : LATEST READY MIXED OIL-BASED UNDERCOATING AND FINISHING PAINTS (EXTERIOR QUALITY)
    BS 587(1957) : 1957 SPECIFICATION - MOTOR STARTERS AND CONTROLLERS
    BS 464(1958) : 1958 SPECIFICATION FOR THIMBLES FOR WIRE ROPES
    BS 1486-2:1961 LUBRICATING NIPPLES - HEAVY DUTY LUBRICATING NIPPLES
    BS 1290(1958) : LATEST
    BS 529-2(1944) : LATEST
    BS 970:1955
    BS 436(1940) : 1940 SPECIFICATION FOR MACHINE CUT GEARS - A. HELICAL AND STRAIGHT SPUR
    BS 529-1(1944) : LATEST
    BS 3468:1962
    BS 721-1(1963) : 1963 SPECIFICATION FOR WORM GEARING - IMPERIAL UNITS
    BS 3333(1961) : LATEST
    BS 3037-2:1975 Specification for tyres for crane rail wheels Forged or rolled steel double flanged rail wheels and tyres (metric units)
    BS 3207-1(1968) : LATEST
    BS 721-2(1983) : 1983 SPECIFICATION FOR WORM GEARING - METRIC UNITS
    BS 761(1951) : LATEST VERTICAL MULTITUBULAR BOILERS OF RIVETED CONSTRUCTION
    BS 590(1949) : LATEST MILD STEEL CHAIN GRADE 30, SHORT LINK AND PITCHED OR CALIBRATED FOR LIFTING PURPOSES
    BS 7(1953) : LATEST RUBBER-INSULATED CABLES AND FLEXIBLE CORDS FOR ELECTRIC POWER AND LIGHTING (FOR WORKING VOLTAGES UP TO AND INCLUDING 11KV)
    BS 480(1942) : LATEST
    BS 3249(1960) : LATEST CABLES AND FLEXIBLE CORDS INSULATED WITH VARNISHED CAMBRIC AND HEAT-RESISTING FIBRE
    BS 2799:1974 SPECIFICATION FOR POWER-DRIVEN TOWER CRANES FOR BUILDING AND ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION
    BS 1757(1964) : LATEST POWER-DRIVEN MOBILE CRANES
    BS 292(1960) : LATEST
    BS 2903(1957) : LATEST HIGHER TENSILE STEEL HOOKS FOR CHAINS, SLINGS, BLOCKS AND GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSES
    BS 1761:1951 SPECIFICATION FOR SINGLE BUCKET EXCAVATORS OF THE CRAWLER-MOUNTED FRICTION-DRIVEN TYPE
    BS 708(1957) : LATEST TRAILING CABLES FOR MINING PURPOSES
    BS 3579(1963) : LATEST SPECIFICATION FOR HEAVY DUTY ELECTRIC OVERHEAD TRAVELLING AND SPECIAL CRANES FOR USE IN STEEL WORKS
    BS 463-1(1958) : 1958 SPECIFICATION FOR SOCKETS FOR WIRE ROPES - INCH UNITS
    BS 3550:1963 SPECIFICATION FOR INVOLUTE SPLINES
    BS 825(1949) : LATEST MILD STEEL SHACKLES
    BS 3032:1958 SPECIFICATION FOR HIGHER TENSILE STEEL SHACKLES
    BS 621(1957) : LATEST STEEL WIRE ROPES FOR CRANES, EXCAVATORS AND GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSES
    BS 1429(1948) : LATEST ANNEALED ROUND STEEL WIRE FOR GENERAL ENGINEERING SPRINGS
    BS 350(2004) : 2004 CONVERSION FACTORS FOR UNITS
    BS 310:1958
    BS 765(1961) : LATEST INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES, SPARK IGNITION TYPE
    BS 2523(1966) : 1966 SPECIFICATION FOR LEAD-BASED PRIMING PAINTS
    BS 84:1956 SPECIFICATION FOR PARALLEL SCREW THREADS OF WHITWORTH FORM
    BS 3535(1962) : 1962 SPECIFICATION FOR SAFETY ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS FOR INDUSTRIAL AND DOMESTIC PURPOSES
    BS 463-2(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR SOCKETS FOR WIRE ROPES - METRIC UNITS
    BS 759(1975) : LATEST
    BS 1131-5(1955) : LATEST PLAIN BEARINGS (METAL)
    BS 2004(1955) : LATEST
    BS 461(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR BORDEAUX CONNECTIONS
    BS 462:1983 SPECIFICATION FOR WIRE ROPE GRIPS
    BS 781(1950) : LATEST WROUGHT IRON CHAIN SLINGS AND RINGS, LINKS ALTERNATIVE TO RINGS, EGG LINKS AND INTERMEDIATE LINKS
    BS 2059(1953) : 1953 SPECIFICATION FOR STRAIGHT-SIDED SPLINES AND SERRATIONS
    BS 3033(1958) : LATEST HIGHER TENSILE STEEL HOOKS OF THE 'C' OR LIVERPOOL TYPE
    BS 3017:1958 SPECIFICATION FOR MILD STEEL FORGED RAMSHORN HOOKS
    BS 2573-1:1966 RULES FOR THE DESIGN OF CRANES
    BS 465(1932) : LATEST PITCHED OR CALIBRATED WROUGHT IRON LOAD CHAIN
    BS 394(1951) : LATEST SHORT LINK WROUGHT IRON CHAIN (EXCLUDING PITCHED OR CALIBRATED CHAIN)
    BS 46-3(1951) : 1951 SPECIFICATION FOR SOLID AND SPLIT TAPER PINS
    BS 643(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR WHITE METAL INGOTS FOR CAPPING STEEL WIRE ROPES
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